|Insight: Why is the University of California not hiring enough women?|
KXJZ reporter Bob Hensley brings us up to date on a possible Lodi terrorism connection. Host Jeffrey Callison also speaks with Lodi resident Wes Kolb, who witnessed FBI action in his neighborhood yesterday. Also, KXJZ reporter Jenny O'Mara joins us at the end of today's program with an update from a press conference at the US Attorney's office in downtown Sacramento on emerging details on the terrorism related arrests in Lodi...
Keywords: CSUS; Gender Discrimination; Lodi terrorism; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Insight
|Insight: Teacher retention / "Baby Killer"|
Teacher retention - Does California have a problem retaining teachers? If so, what should be done about it? Today on Insight, you'll hear from the author of a recent study that says yes and from an education critic who says no. Plus, local teachers and administrators weigh in. "Baby Killer" - Meet Marie Bain, the writer-actress behind "Baby Killer: Fired for Immorality," a one-woman show about a Catholic school teacher fired by the bishop for volunteering at Planned Parenthood...
Keywords: teacher retention; California schools; education critic; Baby Killer: Fired for Immorality; Marie Bain; one-woman show; Catholic school; volunteer; Planned Parenthood; Ken Futernick, Ph.D; Center for Teacher Quality; Sacramento State; CSUS; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Health Benefits of Solar Cookers, Water Pasteurization and Portable Microbiology Laboratories - An Interview With Robert Metcalf Ph.D. - Kirk Hamilton PA-C|
Learn How Solar Cooking, Water Pasteurization and Portable Microbiology Laboratories Can Benefit Health Worldwide. Kirk Hamilton interviews Dr. Bob Metcalf microbiologist and Professor of Biological Sciences at California State University, Sacramento on his three decades of work in bringing solar ovens, solar purification and portable microbiology testing world-wide to improve the health of the local population (solarcookers.org).
Keywords: Staying Healthy Today; Kirk Hamilton; Prescription 2000 Inc; Prescription2000.com; Robert Metcalf; PhD; CSUS; Kenya; Nairobi; solar cookers international; solar ovens; portable microbiology laboratory; water testing; water purification; water pasteurization; solar water purification; California State University Sacramento
|Insight: Question 1 / CSUS Salary Cap / Andrew Nisker / Achilles Wheels Band|
Question 1 - A new documentary examines the controversial leading role of Sacramento-based campaign consultants Frank Schubert and Jeff Flint in Maine's 2009 referendum battle over same-sex marriage. We'll speak with the director of "Question 1," Joseph Fox, ahead of the film's West Coast premiere at the Crest Theatre on February 1st. CSUS Salary Cap - Last week the California State University board of trustees voted unanimously to cap executive pay at 10 percent of the predecessor's earnings or...
Keywords: Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; KXJZ; CSU Sacramento; Question 1; Joseph Fox; CSUS Salary Cap; Mac Taylor; Leland Yee; Andrew Nisker; Role of the Media and Our Environment, The; Achilles Wheels
|Insight: Budget Revise Reaction / Branch Rickey III / Sac State Jazz|
Budget Revise Reaction - The May Revise for the California state budget was released on Wednesday. Today on Insight, we talk with KXJZ News' Capital Bureau Chief Marianne Russ about revisions in the budget and what the reaction is to it. Branch Rickey III - The president of Triple A baseball's Pacific Coast league is speaking in Sacramento. He is the grandson of Branch Rickey, the famous baseball executive who brought Jackie Robinson to the majors...
Keywords: California budget; budget revisions; gay marriage; Marianne Russ; Branch Rickey III; triple A baseball; Pacific Coast league; Jackie Robinson; Sac State vocal jazz; Downbeat Award winners; C-Sus; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez / So You Want to Start a Winery? / Running Hall of Fame / Richard Turner Photography - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Sacramento State University President Alexander Gonzalez - Students of California State University, Sacramento are heading back to school this week with a little more cash in their pocket but no new classes to break the bottleneck slowing their coursework. The passage of Proposition 30 has allowed California Governor Jerry Brown to add $125 million to the CSU system's budget this year and reinstate an $125 million that was cut last year...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez; Alexander Gonzales, President, CSU Sacramento; winery, want to start a; Unified Wine and Grape Symposium; Beth and Ira Rosenthal; Uphill Vineyards; Ira Rosenthal; Sacramento Running Hall of Fame; Sacramento Running Association; SRA Hall of Fame; Richard Turner Photography; photography; lawyer turned photographer; book of photographs and poetry
|Insight: News Network / Knife Fight / Richard Savino - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - In this week's News Network, we're joined by Gus Thomson of the Auburn Journal to discuss the storm's impact in Auburn, along with a follow-up on the mushroom poisoning in Loomis, and more. Jim Smith of the Daily Democrat also joins us to talk about new license plate scanners that are raising privacy concerns among Woodland residents. Knife Fight - Knife Fight, a film co-written by political consultant Chris Lehane, examines the closed-door intrigues of American political campaign...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Gus Thomson, Auburn Journal editor; Jim Smith, Daily Democrat writer; Knife Fight, film; Chris Lehane, Knife Fight co-writer and political consultant; Richard Savino, CSUS professor and Grammy-nominated director; El Mundo, Richard Savino
|Off Air - 49 - Wint'ree Freshness - Nick Brunner, Meg Sevier|
Wherein Meg Ran to Feed the Hungry. Music by Camera Obscura, Jack Penate, Sonic Youth. Comedy from Bobby Tisdale
Keywords: Winter; Camera Obscura; The Blizzard; Jim Reeves; cover; Invite Them Up; Bobby Tisdale; Beck; Midnite Vultures; white Hip-Hop; Run to Feed the Hungry; 2009; Sacramento; CSUS; Nick Brunner; stand-up comedy; Rainer Maria; Sonic Youth; The Downer Party; S.F; San Francisco; geographically specific indie rock; public radio
|Insight: CSUS Hunger Strikes / The Future of Food / Vince Guaraldi at the Piano|
The Future of Food - As the world searches to find a more sustainable method of producing a stable and ecologically-balanced food supply for a growing population, people tend to view organic farming as the possible solution. But a new report says organic farming cannot sustain the world's food needs. Many experts say a mix of organic and conventional farming is most-likely the solution. So, what will the future food supply look like and how will it change the Sacramento region's agricultural lan...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; future of food; organic food; ecologically balanced food supply; Navin Ramankutty; Pamela C. Ronald; Raoul Adamchak; UC Davis Student Farm; CSUS hunger strike; hunger strike over potential university fee increases; Vince Guaraldi; Derrick Bang
|Insight: Treating Opiate Addiction / Orange Grove School Update / Artsong / Gems|
Treating Opiate Addiction - Abuse of prescription opiates such as Vicodin and Oxycontin is rising, especially among young people. A treatment program in downtown Sacramento has seen its clientele change dramatically and they've recently added acupuncture. Today on Insight, we'll talk about it with CORE Medical Center Clinical Director Garrett Stenson and acupuncturist and executive director of of Community Addiction Recovery Association Carolyn Ruben...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Opiate Addiction; abuse of prescription drugs; Vicodin; Oxycontin; CORE Medical Center; Garrett Stenson; acupuncturist; Community Addiction Recovery Association; Carolyn Ruben; Orange Grove School; disabled adults; San Juan School District school board; reprieve; one year; PTA President; Bertha Mitchel; Trent Allen; ArtSong; Sacramento Fine Arts Center; Donna Helmich-Agnello; soprano; Michelle Xiao You; Richard Turner; GEMS GEMS; Guitar Expressions Music Series; Antiquité Maison Privée; Derek Keller; California Tableaux; Jonathan Raman; Sacramento Baroque Soloists; Citywater; the Sacramento Opera; CSUS faculty
|Insight-130606: Student Loans / Sac Zoo Accreditation / We Are Completely Beside Ourselves / Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Student Loans - Student loan rates are a nightmare for many college students and many college graduates carry huge debts with them for many years after graduation. Congress and President Obama have recently proposed plans to attempt to solve this problem and both proposals carry pros and cons. Joining us to explain the intricacies of the on-going student loan battle and how students have been dealing with it are Gina Banks, UC Davis director of federal government relations, and Anita Kermes, the...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Student Loans; Student loan rates; college students; college graduates; Congress and President Obama; Gina Banks, UC Davis director of federal government relations; Anita Kermes, the director if financial aid and scholarships at CSUS; Sacramento Zoo Accreditation; Sacramento Zoo; Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA); extensive review; Mary Healy, Sacramento Zoo Executive; improvements to the facility; Kris Vehrs, AZA Executive Director; We Are Completely Beside Ourselves; Karen Joy Fowler, the New York Times-bestselling author; The Jane Austen Book Club; released a new book on May 30; Sound Advice: Classical; Cale Wiggins, Capital Public Radio Classical Music Host; Emmanuel Chabrier; Adolphus Hailstork; Rite of Spring; solo piano arrangement